Archive | March 27, 2015

Major Power Outage Suffered Across Amsterdam

Power Outages Alert

Hospitals, trains, trams and the metro were all hit by a major power cut in the Dutch capital Amsterdam and the surrounding area.
 
The electricity network operator, Tennet, said the regional outage was caused by a grid “overload” at a high-voltage power station in the town of Diemen.
 
Power was restored a few hours later.
 
The outage had led to traffic jams across the capital as a result of traffic lights turning off, and the electric-powered tram system was brought to a standstill, as thousands of commuters were stranded.
 
Schiphol airport was switched to backup power and all flights were diverted to airports in Belgium and Germany because of the cut.
 
Hospitals were also forced to rely on backup power while many trains were stranded due to signal failures.
 
The ANP news agency said the outage covered large parts of the province of North Holland, including the nearby broadcasting centre of Hilversum.
Courtesy of Sky News

VERY POWERFUL INFLUX OF ENERGY WILL STRIKE THE MAGNETOSPHERE

**VERY URGENT**
Solar Energy Alert

VERY POWERFUL INFLUX OF ENERGY WILL STRIKE THE MAGNETOSPHERE FROM THE 28th March 2015. FURTHER EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANO ACTIVITY AND ADVERSE WEATHER WILL BE GREATLY INFLUENCED BY THE COSMIC RAYS STRIKING THE EARTH’S CORE

**BE ALERT**

MAGNITUDE 4.7 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=434026

Subject To Change

Depth: 33 km

Distances: 79 km SW of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic / pop: 2,201,941 / local time: 14:13:54.2 2015-03-27
36 km SW of Baní, Dominican Republic / pop: 66,709 / local time: 14:13:54.2 2015-03-27
20 km SW of Sabana Buey, Dominican Republic / pop: 2,265 / local time: 14:13:54.2 2015-03-27


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MAGNITUDE 5.2 RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=434005

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 3484 km NE of Tokyo, Japan / pop: 8,336,599 / local time: 23:55:50.1 2015-03-27
4225 km NE of Pyongyang, North Korea / pop: 3,222,000 / local time: 23:55:50.1 2015-03-27
4236 km NE of Seoul, South Korea / pop: 10,349,312 / local time: 23:55:50.1 2015-03-27


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MAGNITUDE 5.0 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=434001

Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 129 km S of Sendai-shi, Japan / pop: 1,037,562 / local time: 23:39:35.8 2015-03-27
49 km SE of Namie, Japan / pop: 21,866 / local time: 23:39:35.8 2015-03-27


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MAGNITUDE 5.3 MOLUCCA SEA

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10001r7c#general_summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 53 km

Distances: 125km (78mi) E of Bitung, Indonesia
140km (87mi) WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
142km (88mi) WNW of Ternate, Indonesia
156km (97mi) E of Tondano, Indonesia
1111km (690mi) N of Dili, East Timor

Map showing extent (w,s,e,n) = (121.3085, -3.5312, 131.30849999999998, 6.4688)

MAGNITUDE 5.5 OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=433922

Subject To Change

Depth: 2 km

Distances: 296 km SE of Sendai-shi, Japan / pop: 1,037,562 / local time: 12:04:06.0 2015-03-27
244 km E of Mito-shi, Japan / pop: 246,538 / local time: 12:04:06.0 2015-03-27
219 km E of Iwaki, Japan / pop: 357,309 / local time: 12:04:06.0 2015-03-27


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